Ocean Engineering

Scuba Diving and Ocean Engineering

Scuba Diving and Ocean Engineering

Scuba Diving & Ocean Engineering – by Dr. Stephen Wood – whether you need to dive to deploy some ocean device (e.g., ocean energy system, scientific equipment/instrument or underwater vehicle) or dive to obtain data (e.g., [...]

Ocean Engineering and Ocean Engineering Management

Ocean Engineering and Ocean Engineering Management

Ocean Engineering in DMES includes research in naval architecture and high-speed small-craft, corrosion and biofouling control, marine materials, ocean observing system design and integration, beach erosion, coastal structures and processes, environmental fluid mechanics, artificial reefs, hydrographic [...]

Ocean Engineering

Ocean Engineering

What is an Ocean Engineering degree? Ocean engineering is about making waves through the study of the relationship among ocean phenomena, the marine environment, and human society and technology. Students dive into a diverse ocean engineering [...]

Wave Energy Technology Becoming a Reality at Florida Institute of Technology

Wave Energy Technology Becoming a Reality at Florida Institute of Technology

——————–By Ocean Engineering student Billy Wells and Dr. Stephen Wood - A group of students from Florida Tech’s ocean engineering program are designing a revolutionary, environmentally friendly ocean wave energy system for home and commercial use. [...]

St. Paddies Day – Ocean Cruise

St. Paddies Day – Ocean Cruise

By Dr. Stephen Wood (Ocean Engineer) – St Paddies Day, a day to party, watch parades and drink green beer? No, it is the day when Ocean Engineers, Biological Oceanographers, and Geological Oceanographers head to sea [...]

Senior Design Showcase – a venue for all of the senior projects: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, mechanical, and ocean engineering

Senior Design Showcase – a venue for all of the senior projects: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, mechanical, and ocean engineering

Senior Design Showcase – By Dr. Stephen Wood - a venue for all of the senior projects across campus to be shown to the world: aerospace, biomedical, civil, mechanical, and ocean engineering students present their completed designs [...]

CO-OP Ocean Engineering

CO-OP Ocean Engineering

By Dr. Stephen Wood and Ocean Engineering Student Jeremy Sirois - In September of 2008, a category 4 hurricane “Hurricane Ike” ripped through the Gulf of Mexico wrecking havoc on anything that stood in its way.  [...]

Ocean Energy at Florida Institute of Technology

Ocean Energy at Florida Institute of Technology

By Dr. Stephen Wood, Ocean Engineering Professor – Did you know that Florida Tech has been researching Ocean Energy for over 7 years? Did you know that Florida Tech’s Ocean Engineering students have deployed three different [...]

Hovercraft at Florida Tech

Hovercraft at Florida Tech

by Dr. Stephen Wood, Ocean Engineering Professor - Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) and now Hovercraft!! Advanced ocean vehicle development is the way of life for Florida Institute of [...]

Cultivating the Navy’s next generation of scientists and engineers

Cultivating the Navy’s next generation of scientists and engineers

by Dr. Stephen Wood, Ocean Engineering Professor - Check out some highlights from a recent press release from the Navy concerning our collaboration. Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) is leading the way [...]